Digital Ocean – One click install Kepler

Getting started with Digital Ocean

Digital Ocean is one of the leading cloud providers for WordPress. We have integrated Kepler into the Digital Ocean Marketplace with the support of one-click-install. To get started please visit the Kepler product page at the Digital Ocean Marketplace.

Setting up WordPress

  1. Copy the droplets IP address from your droplet list on to your Browser (Kepler builder currently supports Chrome browser only) example:
  2. Fill in your site details and finish the WordPress installation
  3. Login to your WordPress site with the information you filled in step 3 – example URL:

Installing Kepler builder

  1. Activate Kepler builder plugin
      1.  Go to Plugins from your WordPress dashboard menu
      2. Locate Kepler Builder ⟶ Select Activate; This will direct you to a pop-up prompting you to download the Kepler theme. You need not download it since the theme is already installed and placed into your droplet by Digital Ocean
  2. Activate Hello Kepler theme
      1. Go to Appearance from your WordPress dashboard menu
      2. Locate Hello Kepler ⟶ Hover and Select Activate; This will create a separate menu item on your WordPress dashboard and direct you to get started page
  3. Once you activate the theme you will be redirected to the Kepler menu where you can start setting up Kepler Builder

Kepler Product Activation

Once you are in the product activation wizard you will be prompted to enter a product key. You may purchase a product key from Kepler or proceed with a 14-day trial

  1. Getting a free trial key
    1. Select Get a Free Trial Key from the activation wizard
    2. Enter your email address. This address will be used to send the trial key
  2. Paste the product key in the Key input field ⟶ Select ‘Activate’ button on the bottom left
  3. Once verified, proceed with the wizard to set up your Kepler Builder

Don’t forget to claim your FREE community access. Get help & answers from the experts and learn new ways to use Kepler builder. Create an account

API Creation

In addition to creating a Droplet from the Kepler Builder 1-Click App via the control panel, you can also use the DigitalOcean API.

As an example, to create a 4GB Kepler Builder Droplet in the SFO2 region, you can use the following curl command. You’ll need to either save your API access token to an environment variable or substitute it into the command below.

curl -X POST -H 'Content-Type: application/json' \
     -H 'Authorization: Bearer '$TOKEN'' -d \
    '{"name":"choose_a_name","region":"sfo2","size":"s-2vcpu-4gb","image":"revox-keplerbuilder-18-04"}' \

Was this article helpful?

Have more questions? Visit our community, its open to everyone!